From historical roots to new science – the following are some of the books I used when researching stress. Similar to those in part 2, some of these books are not specific to stress, although two of them are. The other ones mentioned helped enhance my knowledge of the many factors which can influence the production and manifestation of stress, including: biological, physiological, psychological, environmental, social and experiential.
Eight months ago I started researching the phenomenon that is stress. It started when I began looking at solutions for exam stress as a continuance of my mental wellbeing exploits and social initiatives. What followed was something I never anticipated: a fascinating journey which included completion of a neuroscience course. The research included:, phone calls, visits, meetups, books, academic readings, desktop research, emails, attendance at conferences, interaction on social media, talks in schools, and workshops and focus groups in the…
I’m a big believer that mindset and thinking are crucial towards mental strength and wellbeing. In fact – its not just me – the evidence is overwhelming – you are what you think.